According to The Hollywood Reporter Don Cheadle, through his Crescendo Productions, recently put together a two-year, first-look deal with Universal Media Studios.

The plan is for Crescendo to make "series projects" for the Universal

"Don Cheadle is such a smart and dynamic presence both on the screen and behind the scenes," stated president of primetime entertainment Angela Bromstad. "We are already at work discussing ideas that will bring Don's strong and creative voice to our primetime schedule."